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Opening in select theaters and virtual cinemas today is the documentary The Reason I Jump directed by Jerry Rothwell. The film’s original music is composed by Nainita Desai (For Sama, American Murder: The Family Next Door, Enslaved, Enemy Within, Telling Lies). Mercury Classics will release a soundtrack album featuring the composer’s score on April 16. Check out […]

Disney+ announced today that Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez (Frozen, Frozen II, Coco, The Book of Mormon) have composed the theme song for Marvel’s limited series WandaVision. They also wrote unique songs for several episodes, spanning from the 1950s to the early 2000s. The theme song is featured in the show’s latest TV spot, which […]

Opening in select theaters and on VOD today is the action horror thriller Shadow in the Cloud directed by Roseanne Liang and starring Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, Beulah Koale, Taylor John Smith, Callan Mulvey, Joe Witkowski, Benedict Wall and Byron Coll. The film’s original music is composed by Mahuia Bridgman-Cooper (The Legend of Baron […]

H.E.R. has recorded an original song for the upcoming biographical drama Judas and the Black Messiah. The track, entitled Fight for You, is co-written by herself, Dernst ‘D’Mile’ Emile II & Tiara Thomas and will be featured in the movie directed by Shaka King and starring Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback, Ashton […]

Claude Bolling (1930 – 2020)

Posted: December 30, 2020 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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Claude Bolling has passed away yesterday at age 90 in Paris, France. The French composer and jazz pianist has scored dozens of films and TV movies/shows between the late 1950s and early 2000s. Among his best known feature credits are Herbert Ross’ California Suite, Mike Newell’s The Awakening, Jacques Deray’s Golden Globe-nominated crime drama Borsalino […]

Four new movies are opening nationwide this week: Opening in most theaters is the superhero movie Wonder Woman 1984 directed by Patty Jenkins and starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal and Connie Nielsen. The film’s original music is composed by Hans Zimmer (Inception, The Lion King, The Dark Knight, Man of Steel, Gladiator, […]

Opening in theaters nationwide today is the fantasy action adventure Monster Hunter written and directed by Paul W.S. Anderson and stars Milla Jovovich, Tony Jaa, Tip ‘T.I.’ Harris, Diego Boneta, Meagan Good, Jin Au-Yeung, Josh Helman and Ron Perlman. The film’s original music is composed by Paul Haslinger (Underworld, Halt and Catch Fire, The Three Musketeers, Resident […]

Opening in around 450 theaters and on VOD today is the drama Wild Mountain Thyme written and directed by John Patrick Shanley and starring Emily Blunt, Jamie Dornan, Jon Hamm, Christopher Walken and Dearbhla Molloy. The film’s original music is composed by Amelia Warner (Mary Shelley, Mum’s List). Lakeshore Records has released a soundtrack album featuring the […]

Opening in theaters nationwide this weekend is the romantic drama All My Life directed by Marc Meyers and stars Jessica Rothe, Harry Shum Jr, Kyle Allen,  Jay Pharoah, Chrissie Fit, Marielle Scott and Keala Settle. The film’s original music is composed by Lisbeth Scott (Tumble Leaf, American Son, Justine). Back Lot Music has released a soundtrack album featuring […]

Already playing in theaters nationwide since this past Wednesday is the animated sequel The Croods: A New Age directed by Joel Crawford and starring Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Leslie Mann, Catherine Keener, Clark Duke, Cloris Leachman, Peter Dinklage and Kelly Marie Tran. The film’s original score is composed by Mark Mothersbaugh (Thor: Ragnarok, THE LEGO […]